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Classics degrees in the UK in 2024

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Classical Civilisation BA (Hons)

Swansea University United Kingdom

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Classics and Ancient History BA

University of Manchester United Kingdom

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Italian and Classics BA

University of Warwick United Kingdom

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Classics and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Royal Holloway, University of London United Kingdom

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Classical Studies & French BA

King's College London United Kingdom

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Classics Degrees in the UK

Study Classics Degrees

If you are fascinated by ancient history and how it has contributed to today's society, discover ancient Greek and Latin literature and culture through studying a degree in Classics. You will study the ancient Greek and Latin languages, and learn about the political and intellectual history of these two great cultures.

Graduates of Classics degrees will have developed strong transferable skills such as a mastery of linguistics and depth of knowledge of literature, and strong communication skills. Career paths can include museum curation, academia and higher education, civil services and local government, journalism and heritage work.

Your degree will be delivered in a mixture of modes, including lectures, tutorials, seminars and group projects. Depending on your course, you may also have the option to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Ancient history
  • Archaeology
  • Greek language
  • Latin language
  • The Roman empire

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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